On January 9, 2013, a delegation led by Professor Helge Hoivik of Oslo University College visited the Open University of China (OUC). As a result of in-depth discussions, the two sides have decided to cooperate closely in fields including distance education course development and the use of distance education in teacher training.

The official report of the 18th National Congress of the CPC proposes the vigorous development of continuing education and the improvement of the lifelong education system. Xie Zhicai, a student at Qingdao RTVU

On the morning of January 18, 27 disabled people received undergraduate diplomas in social work from Shenzhen School of the OUC’s School for the Disabled at its first undergraduate graduation ceremony.

In 2001, Shenzhen Disabled Persons’ Federation

The results of the “Best of Zhejiang – 2012 Youth Leader” selection were announced recently. The list is hosted by Zhejiang Daily Press Group and sponsored by www.zjol.com.cn and Qianjiang Evening News.

The OUC’s iTunes U channel was officially launched on February 1, 2013. More than 30 free open courses have been uploaded, providing Chinese teaching and cultural resources for learners both at home and abroad.

Dear students, teachers and friends, 

As we say goodbye to the past year and welcome the coming of the new year, on behalf of the OUC I would like to wish a very happy new year to all our students, teachers and retired coworkers of the RTVUs at all levels across China, as well as all those who have supported the development of distance education over the past year. 

The Open University of China (OUC) recently launched the RTVU system for international Chinese teacher training. The aims of the training are threefold: prepare teachers for international Chinese education within the RTVU system, facilitate the overseas expansion of  local RTVUs, and accelerate the internationalization of the OUC.

On January 5, 2013, the OUC Continuing Education School and the Yonyou Management Software College came together to hold the first management software application engineer training class at the OUC. 30 trainees from nine provinces and one city in China attended the class.